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  Molecular Expressions: Chip Shots - Digital Equipment Corp.
Digital Equipment Corporation, originally founded in 1957, was a innovative company in the American computer industry.
In 1998, DEC was bought by Compaq, which subsequently merged with Hewlett-Packard.
Alpha Microprocessor (65K) - Partial die shot of the corner of the DEC Alpha microprocessor showing the bus connections and the bonding points for the bonding wires using oblique illumination with red and blue gels.
micro.magnet.fsu.edu /chipshots/dec/index.html   (299 words)

  
  Digital Equipment Corporation: The Internet Company (A)
The case may also be distributed in electronic form by the Digital Equipment Corporation (at no charge to users), again subject to this copyright statement remaining attached and no changes being made without permission of the authors.
Digital was founded in 1957 by Kenneth Olsen, a graduate in electrical engineering from M.I.T.
Digital was a longtime user and supporter of the Internet, having established its first connection in the early 1980s (see Appendix A for background on the Internet and the WorldWide Web).
www.insead.fr /CALT/Encyclopedia/Education/Cases/dec-case.htm   (7912 words)

  
 HotBot Web Search for digital equipment corporation
The Digital Alumni, Inc. is an organization dedicated to the interests of former employees of Digital Equipment Corporation.
Digital Equipment Corporation was a pioneering American company in the computer industry.
Digital Equipment Corporation is proud to bring you this on-line California election coverage, with results reported live on the Internet.
www.hotbot.com /default.asp?query=digital+equipment+corporation&ps=&loc=searchbox&tab=web&provKey=Ask+Jeeves&prov=Ask+Jeeves   (294 words)

  
 Digital Equipment Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Digital Equipment Corporation is proud to bring you this on-line California election coverage, with results reported live on the Internet.
Digital is the leading worldwide supplier of networked computer systems, software, and services.
Digital pioneered and leads the industry in interactive, distributed and multivendor computing.
primary96.ss.ca.gov /e/misc/digital.html   (179 words)

  
  Digital Equipment Corporation Summary
Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) was a United States manufacturer best known for designing a new family of low-priced minicomputers that were created for use in scientific laboratories and research organizations.
DEC was acquired by Compaq, which subsequently merged with Hewlett-Packard.
Digital Equipment Corporation should not be confused with Digital Research; the two were unrelated, separate entities; or with Western Digital (despite the fact that they made the LSI-11 chipsets used in Digital Equipment Corporation's low end PDP-11/03 computers).
www.bookrags.com /Digital_Equipment_Corporation   (4160 words)

  
  Digital Equipment Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Digital Equipment Corporation should not be confused with Digital Research; the two were unrelated, separate entities (despite some similarities between the operating systems they produced); nor with Western Digital (despite the fact that they made the LSI-11 chipsets used in Digital Equipment Corporation's low end PDP-11/03 computers).
The DEC Pro 100 was based on the PDP-11 which was incompatible nor portable from with the base of largely CP/M and 8080 based microcomputers, and limited to 16 bit 64K addressing, compared to 1M capacity of the Intel 8086.
Digital was one of the first commercial businesses connected to the Internet, digital.com being one of the first of the now ubiquitous.com domains, and the first commercial website.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Digital_Equipment_Corporation   (3025 words)

  
 Boston Globe Online / Business / Compaq to buy Digital in $9.6b deal
Digital's long slide began when it missed the exploding demand for desktop computers in the mid-1980s and then saw its sales eroded by Compaq and others.
Palmer tried to reassure Digital employees by saying he is ''personally confident that their long-term future is substantially enhanced by this agreement,'' but he didn't rule out the possibility of layoffs.
Digital's stock soared on the news, gaining 10, or 22 percent, to close at 557/16.
www.boston.com /globe/business/packages/compaq_dec   (1502 words)

  
 La storia della Digital
Digital brought the prototype PDP-1 to demonstrate at the Joint Computer Conference in Boston in December of 1959.
Digital's 5000 and 6000 series Modules were made possible by the arrival of a new series of transistors.
Digital built its own magnetic core manufacturing business and by the mid-1970s was producing 30 billion magnetic cores per year.
www.decitaly.org /museo/docs/dechistory.htm   (3697 words)

  
 Digital Equipment Corporation - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Digital Equipment Corporation - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), major manufacturer of computers and related products that merged with Compaq Computer Corporation to form a...
Compaq Computer Corporation, the leading maker of personal computers, announced an agreement to purchase Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) for $9.6 billion on January 26, 1998.
encarta.msn.com /Digital_Equipment_Corporation.html   (144 words)

  
 DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION INTERNATIONAL: Fitting Information Technology Architecture to Competitive Restructuring
Digital Equipment Corporation established overseas sales and distribution in the late 1960s, which eventually led to the founding of Digital Equipment Corporation International (Europe) as a wholly-owned company in 1979.
Digital's information systems (IS) were structured like the rest of the organization, with the basic separation into the field (Sales and Service) and manufacturing (Manufacturing and Logistics).
Digital's objective was to have User Service Group (USG) focused on providing internal users with the systems they required to perform their functions in the company.
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Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) was founded in 1957 by three graduates of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) operating out of an old mill in Maynard, Massachusetts.
Digital does an excellent job of providing ANSI compatibility, which enables Digital terminals to be used in environments that might not include Digital computer systems.
Digital had three goals in releasing Phase V: to permit a network to grow up to a million systems, to incorporate both OSI and TCP/IP standard protocol suites to provide for a higher level of system integration, and to support a distributed mode of operation.
docs.rinet.ru /MuNet/ch02/ch02.htm   (9531 words)

  
 DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION - CMP
Respondent Digital Equipment Corporation ("Digital") is a corporation organized, existing, and doing business under and by virtue of the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with its principal executive offices located at 111 Powdermill Road, Maynard, Massachusetts 01754.
Since the execution of the Settlement Agreement, Digital and Intel have negotiated all of the subsidiary agreements that are contemplated by, and intended to implement the terms of, the Settlement Agreement (the “Implementing Agreements”).
Digital and Intel are two of the most significant innovation competitors in the design and development of high-performance microprocessors.
www.ftc.gov /os/1998/04/9810040.cmp.htm   (1500 words)

  
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DEC is the major sponsor of the Sequoia/2000 project, and its participation, along with that of UCSB's CRSEO, will ensure full access to Sequoia's scientific results and technology.
Principal Engineer with Digital Equipment Corporation, where her primary responsibility was to develop availability, reliability, and performability models for VAXclusters, multiprocessors, and storage systems.
DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation) hobbyists and novices are considered the largest group of people to make use of the license.
www.lycos.com /info/digital-equipment-corporation.html   (447 words)

  
 Case: Digital Equipment Corporation: The Internet Company (A)
Digital was founded in 1957 by Kenneth Olsen, a graduate in electrical engineering from M.I.T.
Digital was a longtime user and supporter of the Internet, having established its first connection in the early 1980s (see Appendix A for background on the Internet and the WorldWide Web).
Digital was also the first computer industry vendor to offer online ordering of its full product line over the Internet.
dossantos.cbpa.louisville.edu /courses/cis675/digital   (7935 words)

  
 Binary Dinosaurs - Digital Equipment Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Digital Equipment Corp. was founded by Ken Olsen and Harlan Anderson in Maynard, Massacheussets, in 1957.
Digital meanwhile was working on what was to become their biggest selling line of machines, the PDP-11.
As you already said, marketing was not a strong point for DEC. When I took on the task of designing a hard disk subsystem for the Rainbow, I was told to plan on a lifetime build of 8,000 hard disk subsystems.
www.binarydinosaurs.co.uk /Museum/Digital/index.php   (845 words)

  
 Digital Equipment Corporation from FOLDOC   (Site not responding. Last check: )
DEC was the technological leader of the minicomputer era (roughly 1967 to 1987), but its failure to embrace microcomputers and Unix early cost it heavily in profits and prestige after silicon got cheap.
Accordingly, DEC is still regarded with a certain wry affection even among many hackers too young to have grown up on DEC machines.
DEC was taken over by Compaq Computer Corporation in 1998.
www.instantweb.com /d/dictionary/foldoc.cgi?query=DEC   (198 words)

  
 Gordon Bell's Publications
Family Tree of Digital's Computers Poster created by Gordon Bell in 1980 showing the evolution of all of all computer models and times they were introduced since 1960.
Digital Equipment Corporation F-25 PDP-1 Manual for I/O @8.3 MB PDF, authored by Gordon Bell, describing the various ways I/O devices could be connected to PDP-1.
The complete Ethernet Announcement by Bell (Digital), Noyce (Intel), and Liddle (Xerox) slides and script (PDF 7MB) was made in New York City on February 10, 1982 by the DIX group, followed by announcements in Amsterdam, and London.
research.microsoft.com /~gbell/Digital/DECMuseum.htm   (1235 words)

  
 Digital Equipment Corporation PDP/8e Clone   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This computer is a nearly exact logical duplication of a Digital Equipment Corporation PDP-8/e of the 1970's.
DEC stayed with its low volume, high-profit margin attitude to the bitter end when they were ignominiously absorbed by Compaq, who purchased them largely for their customer base and significant technical infrastructure.
Compaq (the owner of DEC) was very generous to make all of this software available for non-commercial use to hobbyists and historians.
juliepalooza.8m.com /sl/pdp8e.htm   (1495 words)

  
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Digital X.500 Directory Synchronizer Installing on a Digital UNIX System Software Version: V1.4-2 Date: January 1998 Digital Equipment Corporation Maynard, Massachusetts ------------------------- The information in this document is subject to change without notice and should not be construed as a commitment by Digital Equipment Corporation.
Digital Equipment Corporation assumes no responsibility for any errors that appear in this document.
No responsibility is assumed for the use or reliability of equipment that is not supplied by Digital Equipment Corporation or its affiliated companies.
ftp.digital.com /pub/Digital/xdsu/XSYNCHRONIZER_INSTALL_UNIX.TXT   (876 words)

  
 CQM Journal On-Line- Employee Satisfaction + Customer Satisfaction = Sustained Profitability: Digital Equipment ...
To prove a connection between these three proposed foci of customer and employee satisfaction and profitability for Digital Equipment Corporation, a study was performed of an organization which continuously measured both operating results and customer satisfaction and participated in the Digital worldwide employee satisfaction survey.
One specific program Digital management decided to concentrate on was to incorporate a focus on customers and employees as part of business measures.
Constructing tailored programs which leverage these factors, build on the learnings from the Digital benchmarking and which address the research connecting employee and customer satisfaction may be used to create a strong company culture which is responsible to customers and employees.
cqmextra.cqm.org /cqmjournal.nsf/reprints/rp05800   (3612 words)

  
 DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION - AGR
Proposed respondent Digital is a corporation organized, existing, and doing business under and by virtue of the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with its office and principal place of business located at 111 Powdermill Road, Maynard, Massachusetts 01754.
On reasonable notice to Digital from the licensee, Digital shall provide technical assistance and know-how related to such assistance to the licensee with respect to the manufacture of, and the provision of technical and engineering support for, all Alpha Devices to be manufactured or sold by the licensee.
Digital may charge the reasonable costs incurred in providing such technical assistance, including reimbursement (commensurate with the salary and benefits of Digital personnel involved) for the time plus expenses of Digital personnel providing the technical assistance.
www.ftc.gov /os/1998/04/9810040.agr.htm   (3695 words)

  
 Digital Equipment Corporation: The Internet Company (A)
The case may also be distributed in electronic form by the Digital Equipment Corporation (at no charge to users), again subject to this copyright statement remaining attached and no changes being made without permission of the authors.
Digital's product line included scalable Alpha AXP[4] systems, storage, networking, software and services, as well as industry-focused solutions that were increasingly offered in partnership with third parties.
Digital's first gateway to the Internet resided in the Western Research Lab in Palo Alto which had been a longtime supporter of Internet protocols and open standards computing.
www.usc.edu /schools/business/atisp/ec/Digital(A)/digital_.htm   (7824 words)

  
 Position at Digital Equipment Corporation
Digital Equipment Corporation is a leading worldwide supplier of networked computer systems, software, and services.
Digital has built strategic alliances with customers, value-added resellers, independent software vendors, systems integrators, and other computer vendors to address the needs of a rapidly changing marketplace.
Digital does more than half its business outside the United States, developing and manufacturing products and providing customer services in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and the Pacific Rim.
www.cantara.com /resume/employment/dec   (339 words)

  
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The Digital Technical Journal is a computer science journal that is published by the Digital Equipment Corporation.
Digital Equipment Corporation's people and technology contributed to making computers increasingly affordable, which led directly to the advent of the personal computer, the first computer games, and computer networks.
Part of Digital's Advanced Development organization, the IAG is chartered with developing Internet-centric reference designs and appliance products.
www.lycos.com /info/digital-equipment-corporation--miscellaneous.html   (348 words)

  
 (TechInfo) DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION AUGUSTA AQUEOUS MICRO...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Digital Equipment Corporation has developed a mehtod of cleaning electronic parts that does not use halogenated solvents.
Digital Equipment Corporation is concerned about the global environment.
This citation is from the TechInfo Database maintained by the Illinois Waste Management and Research Center (WMRC) at the University of Illinois with funding from the USEPA Region V.
es.epa.gov /p2pubs/techpubs/0/3620.html   (246 words)

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